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In Brief: A Digest of Animal Health Projects

Client Success
  • Served as FDA, USDA and FTC regulatory counsel to animal health companies in their regulatory filings and compliance programs.
  • Serving as FDA regulatory counsel for international and domestic animal health companies as they prepare for US IPOs.
  • Served as intellectual property and licensing counsel for domestic animal health company as it prepared for IPO.
  • Representing defendant in a patent infringement case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado involving a method of using genetic merit to determine relative value of livestock.
  • Advised clients on the prevention and response to agri-terrorism, including screening of applicants for employment.
  • Assisted cattle breed associations and genetics companies in developing DNA marker-assisted expected progeny differences.
  • Represented pharmaceutical companies in structuring cross-border licensing and ownership of intellectual property for tax efficiencies.
  • Filed New Animal Drug Applications on behalf of animal health clients.
  • Advised feed manufacturer on meeting FDA requirements for the manufacture of feed products.
  • Counseled dairy company on the voluntary recall of potentially tainted dairy product.
  • Negotiating international license and marketing agreement for a rapid diagnostic technology applicable to human and animal health.
  • Represented defendant in patent infringement case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho involving a teat-dipper device used in conjunction with dairy farming.
  • Represented defendant in trademark and trade dress infringement case in the U.S. District for the Northern District of California involving packaging and color combinations used for packaging pet care products.
  • Represented defendants in trade secrets misappropriation, unfair competition and breach of contract action in Illinois relating to veterinary CAT and MRI scanners and related technologies.
  • Represented plaintiff in two breach of contract/covenant not to compete lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas involving a leading pioneer in probiotics for dairy and feedlot cattle.
  • Represented defendant in an antitrust case in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Texas on behalf of a cattle growth implant manufacturer.